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        Homage to Catalonia

      Secker, 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1938. A fine book with minuscule rubbing. There is no bumping to corners. The endpapers have a little of the usual offsetting. No inscriptions. A superb copy. In the rare dust wrapper priced correctly at 10s 6d net to the inside flap. Some light loss to the head of the spine (not affecting any lettering) and tiny triangular losses at foot of spine and at corner to the in-flaps. Not price-clipped and the off-white rear panel is lovely and clean. The spine is not tanned (as with most copies). There is a small round mark to the inside flap of the wrapper where a small price label appears to have been removed leaving a trace of gum residue. A remarkable copy of an extremely important and influential work that significantly enhanced Orwell's reputation. The copy of this book is from the very small first edition print run of 1,250 copies. Accompanied by a modern dark green grained buckram slip-case with the 'George Orwell' in gilt titles to the side.[removed][removed]

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        Scoop - in the first issue dust wrapper

      Chapman and Hall, 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1938. A near fine book with some lightening to the spine. No inscriptions. In the first state dust wrapper with 'Daily Beast' to the front panel. Unclipped and has benefitted from some professional restoration to the spine and edges. Presents very well indeed.[removed][removed]

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        Rebecca - One of 200 Special Presentation Editions

      Gollancz, 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1938. Some foxing to the prelims (title, half title) and to the page edges. Marked 'Special Presentation Edition' to the title page as called for. Gollancz wanted to publish 'Rebecca' quickly before the onset of World War Two. Du Maurier sent her final manuscript to the publishers in April 1938. The book was then published in August 1938, the Book Society Choice for August followed, and did the Literary Guild Choice for October 1938. By the 15th of October, 'Rebecca' had sold 50,000 copies and 72,000 by the 25th of May 1939 (Simons & Fullbrook 1998). Sir Victor Gollancz wanted to increase sales pressure, so in November 1938 printed 200 'Special Presentation Editions' which he sent to the 'Principal Rajars of the Book Trade' (ibid) to 'act as a kind of appetiser (.) receiving a special edition will flatter them and this is the first time we have ever issued a special edition' The Cheap edition was printed on the 24th July of 1939 'a few days before the anniversary of its first publication'. Unaccountably scarce and only the second copy we have handled.[removed][removed]

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        Southern Lights: The Official Account of the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-1937 -- Signed by John Rymill

      London: Chatto and Windus 1938 - London: Chatto and Windus, 1938. First Edition. 4to – 25.8cm. [xv], 296pp., frontispiece plus 121 excellent sepia toned photographs, three fold-out maps with color, several full-page maps -- some in color, one large fold-out color map at rear -- complete. A Near Fine copy in publisher’s green cloth covered boards with bright gilt title label on spine. Internally in Fine condition with tight un-cracked hinges and no prior ownership markings; no foxing, inscriptions, folds or tears. Exterior is Near Fine with no wear to edges or corners of original green cloth. A well-preserved complete copy in Near Fine condition. This unique copy is signed and inscribed by John Rymill on the front free end leaf. Conrad 296; Spence 1016. Rosove 226.A1.c Southern Lights is a well-written first person narrative of an important expedition establishing that Graham Land, in the Weddell Sea, was part of the Antarctic Continent and not an archipelago. Containing two chapters by A. Stephenson and a historical introduction by Hugh Robert Mill. The British Graham Land Expedition’s objectives were simple: “experience the adventure of polar living, matching danger and daring while exploring Graham Land by ship, sledge and airplane". This book is an interesting and good read with excellent sepia images and maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rebecca - First US Edition - David O. Selznick's copy with annotations and complete with original film poster *Alfred Hitchcock association*

      Doubleday Doran, 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Doubleday Doran in 1938. Covers a little rubbed, rubber-stamped with 'property of Selznick International pictures Inc.' and 'story department' on the front endpaper and repeated on the title page. Inscribed in pencil on front endpaper 'No. 2 marked copy'. Pencilled notes and stamps on endpapers. A substantial number of passages have been underlined or marked in pencil throughout, while there are also a number of marginal notes in pencil. Two of the more interesting notes: on page 4: 'I think we must work out a photographic and musical introduction that is the equivalent of this chapter - both to set the key of our picture (as this does of the book) and to satisfy, at the outset, the book's lovers of our intentions of faithfulness' . And on page 23: 'All excellent without change as to dialogue, business, construction, up to here'. The book was originally sold in an auction in South Kensington late in 1983 as one of a group of books, mainly Hugh Walpole novels inscribed by the author to David O. Selznick. Given the notes within the book, we can assume this is Selznick's personal copy and as such is a marvellous film and literary connection, especially as Selznick gave Alfred Hitchcock this as his first film under contract. Selznick's wish was to remain true to the novel and this is echoed in the notes on page 23. The film was released in 1940 and won Hitchcock his first Oscar. The book presented here is accompanied by an original poster from the Selznick studios from that year. A marvellous association copy and one which would sit very well in any Du Maurier/Hitchcock collection.[removed][removed]

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        Der Weg zur Ordensburg. Sonderdruck des Reichsorganisationsleiter der NSDAP für das Führerkorps der Partei, ihrer Gliederungen und der angeschlossenen Verbände.

      Berlin, Verlag der Deutschen Arbeitsfront GmbH, um 1938. Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Steifumschlag / Broschur / Kartoneinband im Großformat 30 x 42 cm) mit fotoillustriertem Deckeltitel. 63 Seiten, ohne Zählung, Schrift: Fraktur, Druckvermerk: \" N i c h ti mf r e i e nV e r k a u f \" und vielen - teilweise ganzseitigen - Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier (diese mit Bildunterschriften wie z.B.: \"Die gespannten Blicke der Kreisleiter und Amtsleiter der Gauleitung bei den Fragen des Reichsorganisationsleiters an die Anwärter / Man betrachte den erwartungsvollen Blick und das rassisch gute Aussehen des Anwärters / Der Arzt, SA-Sanitäts-Brigadeführer Dr. Streck, ein alter Parteigenosse, Träger des Blutordens der NSDAP und Amtsleiter der Reichsleitung der NSDAP, bei der Auslese\"). - Aus dem Inhalt: Worte des Führers und des Reichsorganisationsleiters der NSDAP - Der Weg zur nationalsozialistischen Ordensburg - Wie werden nun diese Parteigenossen auf den Ordensburgen zu Führern der NSDAP herangebildet? - Wie wir unsere Anwärter musterten - Der Aufbau der nationalsozialistischen Erziehungsarbeit für die Politischen Leiter in der Partei und den angeschlossenen Verbänden - Unsere Ordensburg Vogelsang (Eifel): Gesamtansicht und Teilaufnahmen - Unsere Ordensburg Crössinsee (Pommern): Gesamtansicht und Teilaufnahmen - Unsere Ordensburg Sonthofen (Allgäu): Gesamtansicht und Teilaufnahmen - Anschreiben an Gauleiter der NSDAP, von O. Marrenbach - Meine Rede bei der Musterung des Führernachwuchses im Traditionsgau München-Oberbayern - Triumph der Technik (Fotostrecke mit Bildern von Waschsählen, Küche, Heizung und Kraftanlage) - Das Wachsen und Werden der nationalsozialistischen Ordensburgen. - Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: \"Der gigantische Kampf, den der Führer und seine Gefolgsmänner 14 Jahre lang um die politische Macht geführt haben, war die beste Auslese und ein ununterbrochenes Exerzitium für die nationalsozialistische Weltanschauung. Die Männer, die dem Rufe des Führers folgten, mussten zumindest anders sein als die große breite Masse des Volkes. Denn wer sich unter den damals vorhandenen 47 politischen Parteien Deutschlands ausgerechnet die kleinste und nach den damals herrschenden Begriffen des Weimarer Systems die bedeutungsloseste und die von allen verfolgt, beleidigt und beschimpft wurde, aussuchte, der musste eigenwillig und eigensinnig, mutig und tapfer, opfer- und einsatzbereit zugleich sein. Wer diese Tugenden des Mannestums nicht besaß, wurde durch den ununterbrochenen Kampf, den diese Bewegung führte, augenblicklich wieder ausgemerzt. Denn von früh bis spät war jeder Tag für die Mitglieder dieser Partei ein einziger Opfergang. Von Zeit zu Zeit schaltete das Schicksal dann besonders schwere Prüfungen für die Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei ein, und wer dann noch nicht bis zum letzten geläutert war, fiel alsdann ab und verließ unsere Reihen. Mit einem Wort: der Kampf des Führers und seiner Partei war eine nie erreichte Auslese und Erziehung von Kämpfern für ein politisches Ideal. Darüber müssen wir uns klar sein; das war nun nur einmal und wird in der Geschichte Deutschlands und aller Völker einzigartig dastehen und ist durch nichts zu ersetzen, und damit sind auch die Männer, die aus diesem Kampf als die endgültigen Führer des neuen Deutschlands hervorgegangen sind, einmalig und einzigartig. Auch das ist ein Beweis für die Behauptung, daß die nationalsozialistische Revolution eine von den ganz wenigen Revolutionen im Laufe der Jahrtausende darstellt, die war und echt ist . . . Diese Auslese und dieser Kampf fanden mit dem 30. Januar 1933 nach außen ihren Abschluss. Von nun ab war die Partei nicht mehr verfolgt, sondern sie herrschte. Es fanden keine Saalschlachten mehr statt, vielmehr wurden die übrigen Parteien aufgelöst und verschwanden . . . Jedoch der Führer und seine alte Garde wussten, daß jetzt erst der eigentliche Kampf begann. Es galt nun, diese Erkenntnis in den Mitgliedern der NSDAP immer wieder und von neuem wachzuhalten und die Führer der Partei, Politische Leiter, SA-, SS-, NSKK- und Hitler-Jugendführer auf die nun kommende Phase des Kampfes um Deutschland vorzubereiten und auszurichten. Um es klar zu sagen, dieser Kampf um Deutschland ist erst dann beendigt, wenn der letzte anständige Deutsche Nationalsozialist geworden ist und die nationalsozialistische Weltanschauung im Volk so verankert ist, daß für Jahrhunderte und Jahrtausende niemand anders den Anspruch auf die geistige Führung Deutschlands erheben kann als die Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei\" / \"Wir werden Ihren Charakter, Ihren Mut und Ihre Disziplin immer wieder prüfen. Wenn Sie diesen Anforderungen körperlich nicht gewachsen sind, werden wir Sie wieder zurückgeben und dann auch dafür sorgen, daß Sie in Brot und Arbeit kommen. Ganz anders ist es jedoch, wenn Sie aus charakterlichen Gründen versagen oder gar auf den absurden Gedanken kommen sollten, uns hintergehen zu wollen. Dann allerdings treffen Sie die unerbittlich harten Gesetze des Ordens. Wem die Partei das Braunhemd auszieht, der verliert damit nicht allein Amt und Stellung, sondern er ist auch persönlich vernichtet. Das sind die harten Gesetze des Ordens. Das müssen Sie wissen und das muss ich Ihnen heute mit aller Rücksichtslosigkeit sagen. Wenn Sie heute \"Ja\" sagen, sind Sie uns verfallen. Wenn Sie sich bewähren, werden Sie mit dem, was wir mit Ihnen vorhaben, zufrieden sein. Unsere drei Ordensburg Vogelsang, Crössinsee und Sonthofen sind von uns völlig neu gebaut und nicht etwa alte renovierte Ritterburgen. U n s e r eW e l t a n s c h a u u n gk a n nm a nn i c h ti na l t e mG e m ä u e rp r e d i g e n ,u n s e r eW e l t a n s c h a u u n gg e d e i h tn i c h ti mR e i c hd e rF l e d e r m ä u s e ,s i ev e r l a n g td a ss t r a h l e n d eL i c h te i n e rs c h ö n e nW e l t. Auf unseren Ordensburgen wird Ihnen jeder neue Tag zum neuen Geschenk werden, umso mehr, als Sie durch den von mir vorgesehenen Aufenthaltswechsel Gelegenheit finden sollen, jede der drei Burgen und damit auch drei völlig verschiedene deutsche Landschaft mit ihren Menschen kennen zu lernen. Wir beginnen jetzt mit der Ausmusterung. Sie vollzieht sich nach den Ihnen dargelegten Grundsätzen. Diese Grundsätze sind klar und einfach. Wir brauchen keine Schädelmessungen und ähnliche Dinge. Wir schauen Ihnen in Ihre Augen, richten einige Fragen an Sie, wir werden Ihr Gesamtverhalten mustern. Das mag sehr einfach und sehr leicht aussehen, aber die Amtsleiter, die ich bitte, an dieser Musterung als Beobachter teilzunehmen, werden die Härte und die Strenge des Musterungsaktes richtig zu erkennen vermögen\" / \"Wer versagt oder wer gar die Partei und ihren Führer verrät, wer der Gemeinheit in sich selber nicht Herr zu werden vermag, den wird dieser Orden vernichten. Wem die Partei das Braunhemd auszieht - das muss jeder von uns wissen und erkennen - , dem wird dadurch nicht nur ein Amt genommen, sondern der wird auch persönlich mit seiner Familie, seiner Frau und seinen Kindern, vernichtet sein. Das sind die harten und unerbittlichen Gesetze eines Ordens. Auf der einen Seite dürfen die Menschen in den Himmel greifen und sich alles holen, was ein Mann nur wünschen kann. Auf der anderen Seite ist der tiefe Abgrund der Vernichtung. Jeder nationalsozialistische Führer muss wissen - das will ich auf diesen Ordensburgen als ein unermüdliches und immer wiederkehrendes Gewissen den Männern einhämmern -, er wandelt auf einem steilen Grad. Es lässt sich hier nur wandeln, wenn eine nachtwandlerische Sicherheit vorhanden ist. Diese nachtwandlerische Sicherheit erhalten die Menschen erst, wenn sie beseelt sind von einem unbändigen Glauben und von einer unerschütterlichen Treue zu A d o l fH i t l e r und seiner Idee.\" - Erstausgabe in ganz guter Erhaltung (abweichend von den Fotos: Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren und etwas fleckig, erste und letzte Seite etwas stockfleckig, sonst sehr gut); weitere Fotoabbildungen siehe Nr. 19596 ! Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsches / Drittes Reich, illustrierte Bücher, Ordensburg Sonthofen (Eifel) / Crössinsee (Pommern) / Vogelsang (Allgäu), Führernachwuchs der Bewegung, Führerauslese durch Amtswalter der NSDAP, Reichsleiter Dr. Robert Ley, Deutsche Arbeitsfront, Ziel: Großdeutschland, nationalsozialistische Ziele, Führerkult / Personenkult um Adolf Hitler, völkischer Führerstaat, Nationalsozialismus, der Volksgenosse in der Volksgemeinschaft, Kraft durch Freude, NSDAP, Aufbau der nationalsozialistischen Erziehungsarbeit für die Politischen Leiter, weltanschauliche Erziehung der nationalsozialistischen Führer in der Partei, Nachwuchsfrage für das Politische Leiter-Korps, nationalsozialistische Ausbildungsstätten in Bayern und im Rheinland und in Pommern, fachliche Schulung der Politischen Leiter, SS, Idenwelt des Nationalsozialismus, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Brighton Rock. An Entertainment.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1938 - Octavo. Original orange cloth with black border at head, titles to spine in silver, rules to spine and front board in silver, top edge black. With the dust jacket. Spine a little faded, some rubbing to top corners of boards, endpapers slightly foxed. An excellent copy in a lightly rubbed jacket with a few minor chips and creases and one small tape repair to verso of rear flap. First edition, first printing, preceding the English edition by one month. Miller 17. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the year 1482. The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an Historical Reminder of Fifteenth Century England by Benjamin P. Kurtz, Together with a Note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis & An Appreciation of William Caxton by Edwin Grabhorn

      San Francisco:: Printed by the Grabhorn Press of the Book Club of California,, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Missing. LIMITED EDITION of 297 copies handset at the Grabhorn Press in Deepdene Text type on mold-made paper. Folio. 11 1/2 x 9 inches. [iv] (53) pp. Title-page and caption titles, initials, paragraph marks and colophon printed in red, Caxton's printer's device used on the title page, original leaf (foliated CCLXXI, from the Fifth Book of the Polycronicon, with 7 paragraph marks in red) mounted within a red ruled border; text un-marked, some foxing in the preliminary leaves and on the deckle edges, some offsetting associated with the original leaf. Quarter beige linen, decorative paper over boards with Caxton's device on front and rear, printed paper spine label, no dust-jacket; binding square and tight, cloth foxed, some light shelf wear to covers. Very Good. The Polycronicon of Ranulf Higden (c. 1280-1364) was translated by John of Travis (1342-1402). The text begins with creation and continues to 1460, with additions by Travis and Caxton. The text on the original leaf here is from the Fifth Book, and deals with the Saxon wars of the ninth century, and the activities of Charles the Great (Charlemagne). "It is not surprising, considering the very low price of this book, to find that the edition was fully subscribed before publication. It has become one of the most sought-after of the Club's productions." Magee. REFERENCES: De Hamel and Silver, Disbound and Dispersed, No. 76; Heller and Magee, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press, 1915-1940, No. 292; Magee, The Hundredth Book, No. 54.

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        Der Weg zur Ordensburg. Sonderdruck des Reichsorganisationsleiter der NSDAP für das Führerkorps der Partei, ihrer Gliederungen und der angeschlossenen Verbände

      Berlin, Verlag der Deutschen Arbeitsfront GmbH, um 1938. - (weitere Fotoabbildungen von Nr.19595) - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, illustrierte Bücher, Ordensburg Sonthofen (Eifel) / Crössinsee (Pommern) / Vogelsang (Allgäu), Führernachwuchs der Bewegung, Führerauslese durch Amtswalter der NSDAP, Reichsleiter Dr. Robert Ley, Deutsche Arbeitsfront, Ziel: Großdeutschland, nationalsozialistische Ziele, Führerkult / Personenkult um Adolf Hitler, völkischer Führerstaat, Nationalsozialismus, der Volksgenosse in der Volksgemeinschaft, Kraft durch Freude, NSDAP, Aufbau der nationalsozialistischen Erziehungsarbeit für die Politischen Leiter, weltanschauliche Erziehung der nationalsozialistischen Führer in der Partei, Nachwuchsfrage für das Politische Leiter-Korps, nationalsozialistische Ausbildungsstätten in Bayern und im Rheinland und in Pommern, fachliche Schulung der Politischen Leiter, SS, Idenwelt des Nationalsozialismus, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition]

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        EIAR. Anno XVII.

      Torino, 1938, 4to brossura originale, in eccellenti . Torino, Soc. ed. torinese, 1938 - XVII.In 4to grande, pp. 296. Cop. cartonata con sovracoperta originale illustrata. Ritratti fotografici del Re, Vittorio Emanuele III e del Duce, Benito Mussolini, con facsimile della dedica per l'opera. Opera quasi interamente illustrata, con fotografie disposte a modo di collage, o seguendo grafiche geometriche; di grande qualità ! !

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      Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1938, London - First edition. Penciled presentation inscription by the author on the front fly leaf and dated in the year of publication. Very good copy in dust jacket with light restoration to the spine ends, corners, and extremities. A Haycraft/Queen selection, Appleby must find a murderer whose subtle plans to murder and destroy are cleverly plotted. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        P’TITE GUEULE – ROMAN. Exemplaire numéroté sur papier de Hollande illustré de 8 compositions de Roland Coudon. Envois de l'auteur et de l'illustrateur, dédicace illustrée d'un dessin original.

      Fasquelle 1938 - GUIRAUD Gaston. P’TITE GUEULE – ROMAN. Exemplaire numéroté sur papier de Hollande illustré de 8 compositions de Roland Coudon. Paris, Fasquelle Editeurs – Bibliothèque Charpentier, in-12 (grand papier, non coupé), 1938, broché, 261 pp – 8 compositions de Roland Coudon. Un des 30 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande Van Gelder Zonen numérotés, numéro 23. Exemplaire de Marcel Martin portant son ex-libris « lis-veux-agis » dédicacé par l’auteur « A mon ami Marcel Martin. L’actif directeur des A.S. qui ne peut malgré tout se dégager de ce vieux fond anarchiste qui fait la beauté de nos tempéraments. En toute amitié » Et par l’illustrateur « A Marcel Martin. Esprit Curieux et curieux esprit. Qui agit en « Directeur » et qui pense en artiste. En gage d’amitié sincère 15 mai 1939 », dédicace enrichie d’un dessin au crayon de Coudon. Faux roman et vraies Mémoires de Gaston Guiraud, enfant illégitime, orphelin, élevé dans la «Zone » de la cité Jeanne d’Arc (Paris XIIIème voir Leo Mallet : Trilogie Noire), ouvrier puis volontaire au 1er d’infanterie de marine, expatrié en Guyane Française, militant syndicaliste dans les années 30, il devient secrétaire de l’Union parisienne conférée puis, en 1938, trésorier général de l’Union des Syndicats de la région Parisienne « En ces Mémoires il minore d’être passé de la parité de 1936, à un poste politiquement second, laissant le pouvoir, sans résistance, à la tendance communiste. En 1938, il se limitera à cofonder un groupe des «anciens » de la CGT.» Da Silva G. - Histoire de la CGT-FO et de son union départementale de Paris (1895-2009). Sûrement «ce vieux fond anarchiste» Roland Coudon, illustrateur, actif dans les années 20/30, ayant exposé aux Humoriste, est l’auteur de couvertures de partitions, d’affiches pour le cinéma et la CGT. DICO SOLO pp. 186 Marcel Martin (1885-1953) est l’un des militants les plus actifs à la création de l’Assurance Sociale de la CGT. « Fils d’un instituteur, employé à la sous- préfecture de Coulommiers avant 1914 puis au ministère des régions libérées, Marcel martin est élu en 1930 vice-président du conseil d’administration de la caisse Le Travail de la Seine [ puis directeur de la CIAS en 1935] il appartient à la commission chargée d’enquêter sur la chute de la banque des coopératives. Son appartenance à la franc-maçonnerie entraîne sa révocation sous Vichy » Dreyfus M. Liberté, égalité, mutualité: mutualisme et syndicalisme, 1852-1967. Bel exemplaire, non coupé, défauts minimes aux couv., trois taches d’encre à la dédicace de Roland Coudon. Exempt de rousseur. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Die Wechselwirkungskräfte in der Elektrodynamik und in der Feldtheorie der Kernkräfte. Teil I" WITH "Die Wechselwirkungskräfte in der Elektrodynamik und in der Feldtheorie der Kernkräfte. Teil II und III" in Helvetica Physica Acta 11, 1938, pp. 225-244 and 299-328

      HANDSOMELY BOUND FIRST EDITION OF ALL THREE PAPERS BY STUECKELBERG THAT, THOUGH UNRECOGNIZED AT THE TIME, PROPOSE AN EARLY VERSION OF THE HIGGS MECHANISM. Though it went unrecognized at the time, in 1938, 30 years before Higgs, Ernst Carl Gerlach Stueckelberg (1905-1984) proposed a theory of QED with a massive photon (called "Stueckelberg action") that is an early version (now considered a special case) of the Higgs mechanism. In Parts II and III of the paper, Stueckelberg papers also proposed the conservation of baryon number. Taking the work of the Dirac, Fock, Podolsky paper "as his starting point, Stueckelberg gave a formulation of quantum electrodynamics and of various meson theories in what later became known as the interaction picture. Using dimensional arguments, Stueckelberg estimated the cross-sections for the photo-effect and the Compton effect of mesons" " (Schweber, QED and the Men who Made it, 577). Although "these were the only quantitative results that [Stueckelberg] drew from his theory: he predicted a preference for the photo-effect in the case of low-energy Yukawa particles and for the Compton effect at higher energies" (ibid). Stueckelberg stressed its advantages, namely, the manifest covariance of the 'Schrödinger' equation in that picture, and the possibility of writing covariant commutation rules for the field operators at different times" (Schweber). CONDITION & DETAILS: Basel: Birkhäuser. Complete volume. (9 x 6.5 inches; 225 x 163mm). [6], 614, [4]. Handsomely rebound in period cloth over marbled paper boards -- intentionally aged by conservator; gilt-lettered at the spine. Tightly and solidly bound; light rubbing at the edge tips. New endpapers. Bright and very clean inside and out. Near fine condition.

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        Sur l'analyse mécanique - Application aux machines à calculer et aux calculs de la mécanique céleste

      Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1938. 1938, 1938, in-8, de (8), 132 et (4) pages, exemplaire broché (dos fragile, manques de papier en queue et coiffe), Première édition, rare d'un travail pionnier sur l'application du système binaire aux machines à calculer. "Couffignal's 1938 thesis marks "the first time that the thoery of calculating machines had been proposed as the subject of a doctorate thesis in mathematical sciences in the University (Ramunni 1959, 248). The thesis was in three parts. The first part discussed a modification of his 1933 plan for a calculating machine, which he now conceived of as a binary machine. In the second and most significiant part of his thesis, Couffignal defined the nex discipline of Analyse Mécanique. The third part of Couffignal's thesis discussed the design of a special-purpose machine for celestial mechanics calculations" (Origins of cyberspace, 282). Malgré l'estampille, à semi effacée sur la première de couverture de la Bibliothèque du Collège de Villeneuve avec une étiquette, bon exemplaire dans son brochage d'origine portant un envoi signé de l'auteur "à Monsieur Malgouyat"

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        Autograph letter signed.

      1938 1938 - Typed letter from Ruth Plumy Thompson on The Office of The Royal Historian of Oz letterhead, with notes in Thompson's hand to the margins. A very warm and chatty letter from the then current writer of the Oz stories, Ruth Plumly Thompson, who was the next writer of the series after L. Frank Baum. The letter discusses all things current in Oz, including the new titles. Thompson shares her thoughts on the plays and films: "The Wizard of Oz is being made into a musical and while I suppose they'll spoil and change everything – it may turn out better then we think. After that the Oz books will probably be used in animated cartoons – and that WILL be fun. I'm sorry Walt Disney could not get Mrs. Baum to let him have her husband's books as he was interested in doing the whole set. But as she has sold her (i.e. L.F.B's. Mr. B has been dead as you know for quite awhile) books to another studio – mine will probably have to be sold to the same people." Thompson also talks about a role she played in a play as Ozma making her a "Princess of Oz."

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        Masques Dogons.

      Institut D'Ethnologie, Paris, 1938. - EA. Universite de Paris. Travaux et Memoires de L'Institut D'Ethnologie. - XXXIII. Mit 72 fotogr. Abb. auf 32 num. Tafeln auf starken Papier; weiterhin 261 'Figures', das sind teils fotogr. Abb. in s/w (teils im Text, teils ganzseitig) und teils Zeichnungen und Skizzen (ebenfalls teils ganzseitig, teils im Text, etliche davon in Farbe); schließlich ist vorhanden eine ganzseitige, nicht num. Karte sowie die seltene Schallplatte in einer Tasche am Schluß des Buches. OGLn.-Band mit Rücken-Goldprägung. Diese etwas verblasst. VIII, (2 Bl.), 896 S., (2 Bl.) plus unpag. Tafelteil. 4°. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, Rücken kaum wahrnehmbar restauriert; Vortitel und Titel mit Namenseinträgen sowie mit mit weißer Farbe (Tippex?) überpinselten Stempeln; ein kleiner Instituts-Stempel auf S. 71; ansonsten innen guter Zustand, sauber, vollständig, fest in der Bindung. Das seltene, wichtige Standardwerk in der EA in gutem Zustand und mit der seltenen Schallplatte.

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        Ammunition Manufacturing Report No. 23. Construction Progress First Report. [in Japanese.]

      Nanping, Manchukuo: Kwantung Army, Showa 13, January-October 1938 - Landscape folio (268 × 335 mm). Contemporary black leather-grained, embossed cloth album with cord-tie at spine, hand lettered paper title and date label mounted on front cover. Slightly rubbed with some more significant edgewear, one leaf neatly cut in half - evidently purposely, ?to use as reference - both parts present and complete, a few photos a little dog-eared, some detached with occasional minor creasing, but remains very good. Tipped in at the beginning are 5 leaves of ruled ledger paper with a detailed manuscript index, page numbers lettered in red, followed by 30 leaves, mostly of thick black card stock, with a few of lighter black paper interposed, with 323 mounted original silver-gelatin photos (115 × 153 mm), many mounted on rice-paper hinges as sequential overlays to show the progress of construction work, some of these have become detached; almost all have neatly calligraphic captions in Japanese on the page, often there are inked annotations, and/or date stamps in margins of images themselves, or on verso of the hinge-mounted photos; 62 of the photos are mounted side by side, or joined together to form double-width panoramic images. Loosely inserted schedule for the Officers for the No. 9 Buntan [Division] with 18 officers and 23 NCOs overseeing the construction for the Artillery, also a small commemorative booklet dated 1931 for Japanese Navy, with a few pencil annotations and sketchy diagrams. An historically significant and fascinating album chronicling the progress of the construction of factories at Ningpo near Fuzhou for the manufacture, mixing, drying, and separation of smokeless yellow and brown gunpowder for the Imperial Japanese Kwantung Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Following their stunning victory in the Russo-Japanese War, Japan obtained control of the Kwantung Leased Area in the Liaodong Peninsula in Manchuria which was occupied by the Kwantung Garrison, in 1919 the Kwantung Army. A hotbed of the aggressive expansionist nationalist Imperial Way Faction, the Kwantung Army was implicated in a number of attempted coup d'états in Japan, and the manipulation of events in Manchuria, culminating in the Mukden Incident and invasion of Manchuria in 1931. Presented with a fait accompli on this scale, the Japanese Government had little choice but to back up the KA, providing reinforcements for the Pacification of Manchuria, resulting in the creation of the Japanese province of Manchukuo under the puppet emperor Puyi, but in fact ruled over by the local army commander. As over 150,000 Japanese settlers surged into Manchuria during the 1930s, the Kwantung Army expanded its sphere of operations and by the time of World War II would constitute a force of close to a million and a half men. This remarkable album documents Japanese efforts immensely to increase their munitions production for the Sino-Japanese War (1937-45). The project documented here was a vital part of the second five-year plan drawing on the vast mineral resources of the region. The photographs are without exception clear and sharp, evidently the work of a trained photographer, who has shot the various buildings from different directions, angles and heights - employing the water-tower to offer an over-view - and has carefully docketed, captioned, and mounted the images in the album in such ways as to produce a comprehensive view of development across the site, over time, a sort of improvised time-lapse montage. Beginning in February, 1938, the photos depict the stages of construction of the bleaching factory, the powder pellet factories, warehouses, military barracks, the drying factories, fuse construction and storage facilities, the mortar shell assembly area, as well as the mixing factory with the powder mixing vats. The album follows the progress of the development from the pouring of the foundations, through the erection of the scaffolding, and the specific construction methods of the full range of brick, concrete, and timber b

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        Mangeclous surnommé aussi longues dents et oeil de Satan et lord High Life et sultan des tousseurs.

      Gallimard 1938 - - Gallimard, Paris 1938, 15x21cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Rare envoi autographe signé de Albert Cohen à Denise Mercier. Petits manques habilement comblés en tête et en pied du dos. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition on ordinary paper. Rare autograph inscription from Albert Cohen to Denise Mercier. Small lacks, skillfully repaired, to head and to foot of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Spanish Earth [F. A. I. End Papers]

      Cleveland: The J. B. Savage Company, 1938. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Exceptionally scarce First Issue with F. A. I. banner end papers, one of fewer than 100 copies from a limited edition of 1000 copies, of which this is number 116. (Hemingway so disliked the original orange end papers showing soldiers advancing beneath the flag of the Federación Anarquista Ibérica, or F. A. I, one of the pro-Republican belligerents in the Spanish Civil War, that after an estimated 50 to 100 copies were bound (so reported by the publisher in a letter to Hanneman) the endpapers were changed to plain.) Illustrated by Frederick K. Russell, with introduction by Jasper Wood. Small, slim 8vo: 60pp, with 7 full-page original charcoal drawings. Publisher's tan linen cloth, front cover lettered in black and decorated in orange, spine lettered in black, printed throughout in black on tan Linweave paper, absent the original glassine jacket (fresh one added). A superlative copy, covers and spine almost pristine with barest hint of toning; tightly bound text, fresh and bright; superb illustrations. Hanneman A15a. Text of the narration for the sound track that Hemingway contributed to the 1938 film of the same name, about the Spanish Civil War, which broke out in 1936 with a military uprising in Morocco on July 17, triggered by events in Madrid. Within days, Spain was divided in two: a "Republican," or "Loyalist," Spain consisting of the Second Spanish Republic (within which were pockets of revolutionary anarchism and Trotskyism), and a "Nationalist" Spain under the insurgent generals and, eventually, under the leadership of General Francisco Franco. "Late in 1936, while Hemingway was working on To Have and Have Not, the North American Newspaper Alliance offered to hire him to report on the civil war being fought in Spain. The literary fruits of this undertaking, in addition to the news stories Hemingway produced to fulfill his contract, were the script for the narration of a pro-Republic documentary film, The Spanish Earth; a relatively unsuccessful play, The Fifth Column (published with his collected stories as The Fifth Column and the First Forty-nine Stories); a handful of short stories about wartime Spain, and his most successful novel in more than a decade, For Whom the Bell Tolls." (Literary Encyclopedia) The Spanish Earth was published by a precocious Cleveland high-school student named Jasper Wood, who was so moved on seeing the film that he convinced Hemingway to allow publication of the text. Fewer than a hundred copies were bound (this first issue is a notable Hemingway rarity) before Wood made the change to plain tan end papers (the second issue). N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Appointment with Death

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good or better in a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.00 intact. Slight lean to spine. Small, shallow worm tract to top edge of last several pages. Title stamping is very fresh. Dust jacket is lightly soiled and lightly rubbed, with a bit of edge wear and chipping at spine ends. A Hercule Poirot mystery set in Jerusalem, reflecting on Christie's own travels in the Middle East.

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      ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR FREIE DEUTSCHE FORSCHUNG. Hrsg.v.d.Freien Dt.Hochschule in Paris. 3 Hefte [alles!]. Paris, Science et literature 1938-39, gr.8, Or.-Kt. Zus.456 S. Ganz leicht bestossen. Bd 2 ganz leicht fleckig. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. Maas II,624. Komplettes Expl. der einzigen Exilzeitschrift mit wissenschaftlichen Beiträgen aller Fachrichtungen. Enthält Erstdrucke von W.Benjamin, Albert Einstein, G.W.Hallgarten, J.Kuczynski, J.Lips, H.Sinzheimer, P.Westheim u.a.

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        ICART (L.)]. Contes à soi-même. Le sixième mariage de Barbe-bleue. Calligraphié et imagé de 45 monotypes gravés par Louis Icart.

      Paris, Le Livre d'Artiste, Le Vasseur, 1938. - in-4, 2ff.-93pp.-1f. En feuilles, couverture de papier gaufré rempliée, titre imprimé en rouge, étui-chemise à rabats en demi-vélin muet. Premier tirage des gravures de Louis Icart, en noir, placées à pleines pages comprises dans la pagination ou superposées au texte. Le célèbre chantre des élégantes s'éloigne ici de son sujet de prédilection pour aborder un travail plus sombre, plus expressionniste. Quelques rehauts de rouge, lettrine gouachée, majuscules rubriquées. Tiré à 200 exemplaires seulement, sur les presses de l'imprimerie en taille-douce d'Alfred Porcab?uf à Paris. (Carteret IV, p. 336). - Un des 150 exemplaires du tirage d'édition, sur vélin teinté de Rives. Il est très frais.

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        Architectural Details

      Tokyo: Antonin Raymond, 1938. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardbound boards with spiral spine. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The first printing, in 1000 copies, of this seminal work on architecture that focuses on examples of Japanese internal and external design using photographs and plans. Very good in original, spiral bound, boards with 2 minor repairs to 2 pages (see photos). Ex Libris Ruth Plant and D. M. Craik architects. The scarce first edition of this seminal work on Japanese Architecture and Design extensively illustrated with photographs and plans.

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        Cecil Beaton's New York.

      London: B.T. Batsford, 1938. FIRST EDITION. Small quarto, pp.viii; 261; [1]. Publisher's yellow cloth with black text to spine and upper board, top edge tinted deep purple. In lavish pictorial dust-jacket. Frontispiece in colour, illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates and numerous in-text line drawings. Some light marking to the cloth, dust-jacket shows incredibly well with the spine only very marginally toned, some chipping to the top and bottom of the spine panel with a small loss at the top. Corners slightly rubbed. A near fine copy, very well preserved.

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        Always Goodbye (Collection of 84 original keybook set design photographs from the 1938 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Collection of 84 vintage keybook set design photographs from the 1938 film. Original brown card front wrapper present, with film title written on the wrapper Margot Weston (Stanwyck) is left heartbroken and pregnant as her husband dies speeding to their wedding. The newborn is given to a different couple with the insistence that the boy never know his true mother. Five years later, Weston runs into her estranged son and struggles with the idea of being in his life. 8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.5 cm). With two hole punches at left margin as called for. Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request.

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        Lésions et traumatismes sportifs

      330 pp.. Masson et compagnie, 1938, in-8, 330 pp., bradel toile, couverture du livre recollée sur la toile, Rare.

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        Introduction à l'étude de la chimie des anciens et du Moyen âge

      XII, 330pp Paris, Librairie des Sciences et des Arts, 1938, in-8, XII, 330pp, demi-toile grise moderne (première de couverture conservée), Nouveau tirage conforme à la première édition de 1889. Portrait de l'auteur à pleine page et figures dans le texte ou à pleine page. Marcellin Berthelot publia en 1888 une très importante étude sur les anciens alchimistes grecs. Poursuivant ses recherches commencées en 1885 sur les origines de l'alchimie, il étudie ici l'histoire des notations alchimiques à travers les textes et manuscrits anciens. Finalement, il prouve que l'alchimie a bien son origine dans les travaux entrepris par les orfèvres égyptiens pour imiter les différents métaux. Bon exemplaire.

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      London: Cassell and Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, with gilt stamping to spine very sharp and bright, light bruising to spine ends, a very light lean to the binding, light fading to cloth at spine and top of rear board, foxing to prelims and terminals, pages lightly toned, and "Printed in England" inked on the first blank page. A very sharp copy of the first British edition, which precedes the American publication by eight years.

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      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd.,, 1938. First edition, first impression, the dust jacket in the later state. Not Set. Octavo. Original red and black, patterned cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the illustrated dust jack An extremely sharp copy in the particularly bright dust jacket, clipped at the top corner of the front flap and with a few minor internal repairs. The dust jacket - with its marvellous spoof on a front page splash - was first released including the partial mast head of The Daily Beast palpably mimicking that of the Daily Express. This was considered actionable and the present version got-up to replace the offending jacket on the remaining unsold copies of the first impression. Neither are particularly common in such fresh condition as this example

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        Out of Africa

      New York: Random House, 1938. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine+/Fine+. A superlative First Edition (so stated) of the author's most renowned book. 8vo: x,389,[1]pp. Publisher's three-quarter orange cloth, flamingo stamped in gilt to upper board, glossy black cloth spine lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge stained moss-green, fore-edge untrimmed, title page in moss-green and black; pictorial dust jacket priced $2.75. Very Fine (apparently unread), tight and square, crisp, clean pages throughout, with barely a hint of the usual toning to gutters; Very Fine, truly superb example of the jacket, completely fresh and bright without a trace of fading. Time 100. Modern Library 100. Dinesen?s second book, part novel, mostly memoir of her 19 years in Africa?I had a farm, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. "In 1937, the notion of a Danish woman who would serve as head of a vast African coffee plantation seemed only slightly less exotic than the notion of one who might spend her life in the Ngong hills of Kenya among the Kikuyu and Maasai. 'Here at long last one was in a position not to give a damn for all conventions, here was a new kind of freedom,' wrote the divorced, fiercely independent Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. Her memoir depicts the close relationships she fostered among the men who worked for her, giving African characters a complexity and dignity not found in other colonial texts. The occasional brutality and profound loss that characterize colonial life do not overshadow the serenity with which Blixen-Finecke writes, fostering wanderlust in anyone who reads her book." (Time 100) The Oscar-winning film (1985), starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford, was based more on Judith Thurman?s biography of Dinesen than on the book, in which Dinesen's romance with Denys Finch-Hatton is mentioned only obliquely. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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      RANDOM HOUSE, NEW YORK 1938 - INGLESE Coperta rigida con piatti in tela color mattone e con fregio in oro, dorso nero con fregi e titoli d'oro e con segni di usura al piede ed alla cima, guardie e controguardie brunite, pagine leggermente brunite causa tempo, fioritura ai tagli La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Éléments de police scientifique

      4 volumes in-4 : I de 96 p. Paris, Hermann & Cie, 1938-1940, , 4 volumes in-4 : I de 96 p. et 8 pl.; II de 88p, 22pl. et 1pl. dépliante; III de 96p. et 21pl.; IV de 118p. et 16pl, broché, Série COMPLÈTE des "Actualités scientifiques et industrielles" consacrée à la Police scientifique et dirigée par Charles Sannié (1896-1957), médecin, oncologue et directeur du Service de l'Identité judiciaire de la Préfecture de Police à Paris. Charles Guérin médecin, collabore à la série. Les quatre volumes constituent un exposé complet des procédés de police scientifique pratiqués par le service de l'Identité Judiciaire de la Préfecture de Police à Paris. Leurs pratiques s'inspirent directement de l'école de Bertillon, criminologue à l'origine de l'anthropométrie judiciaire utilisée en France jusque dans les années 1970. Cette méthode d'identification repose "d'une part, sur la création d'un fichier de tous les détenus ou personnes ayant fait l'objet d'une arrestation, chaque fiche contenant une photographie profil-face et divers renseignements comme la couleur de l'iris, (...) les empreintes digitales (...) et, d'autre part, sur la mise au point d'un système de classement des fiches à partir des données anthropométriques". Cette intéressante série sur la criminalistique fournit aussi des explications sur certaines notions juridiques, sur le fonctionnement de l'administration judiciaire de l'époque, sur la classification des données et sur les abréviations usitées pour les éléments signalétiques. Les planches présentent des reproductions photographiques mettant en scène les prises de mensurations (taille, tête, certains membres comme le médius gauche, empreintes digitales, etc.) préconisées dans l'identification judiciaire. La description physique de l'individu (traits et particularités du visage puis forme de l'oreille droite et du crâne, type de cheveux, tatouages ou cicatrices, etc.) s'appuie sur l'anthropométrie photographique et sur des tableaux synoptiques des traits physionomiques. Exemplaires ayant appartenu à Jacques Delarue (1919-2014), résistant, historien et ancien commissaire de Police. On joint : - une fiche individuelle d'identification judiciaire vierge - 10 pages cartonnées manuscrites sur lesquelles sont détaillées les diverses particularités physiques du visage : contour général de la tête, oreille, nez, front, menton, sourcils, paupières, globes oculaires, lèvres, bouche, rides - une reproduction photographique du derme et des différentes couches de l'épiderme, avec annotations - un papier blanc recouvert d'encre, sur lequel on distingue des empreintes digitales. Le papier est accompagné d'une feuille où est visible l'empreinte d'une main - une fiche dactyloscopique vierge Nombreuses figures et tableaux dans le texte. Crime et châtiment, sous la direction de Jean Clair, p. 272. Dos du volume II cassé, première de couverture détachée.

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        MEI LI

      HANDFORTH, THOMAS. HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, near Fine in VG dust wrapper (not price clipped, no medal, small piece off top of spine, frayed at bottom, two small closed tears). Stated 1st edition. WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! This is a Chinese tale set in Peiping where Handforth lived. It features beautiful black and white lithographs by him on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY HANDFORTH and comes from the collection of Marian Young (signed by her), a prominent librarIan and member of the Caldecott Award Selection Committee.

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        História da Companhia de Jesus no Brasil 10 Volumes

      Livraria Portugália - Civilização Brasileira 1938 - FIRST EDITION. Livraria Portugália - Civilização Brasileira, Lisboa, 1938. 10 tomos. Coleção completa. Obra ilustrada com gravuras e mapas em extratexto. Book Condition: Excellent. Few sheets mildly oxidized. Volume I Século XVI, O Estabelecimento. 1938. xxxii + 610 p. Volume II Século XVI, A Obra. 1938. xv + 658 p. Volume III Norte 1, Fundações e Entradas. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1943. xxviii + 487 p. Volume IV Norte 2, Obras e Assuntos Gerais. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1943. xxv + 440 p. Volume V Da Baía ao Nordeste. Estabelecimentos e assuntos locais. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1945. xxix + 635 p. Volume VI Do Rio de Janeiro ao Prata e ao Guaporé. Estabelecimentos e assuntos locais. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1945. xxiii + 640 p. Volume VII Séculos XVII - XVIII. Assuntos Gerais. 1949. xx + 490 p. Volume VIII Escritores de A a M. Suplemento Biobibliográfico I. 1949. xxviii + 436 p. Volume IX Escritores de N a Z. Suplemento Biobibliográfico II. 1949. 458 p. Volume X Índice Geral. 1950. xx + 316 p.FIRST EDITION of this massive, authoritative work. Well indexed and annotated, volumes VIII and IX contain an important bibliography. While each volume is indexed, volume X contains an index to the entire collection.*** Griffin, ed., Latin America: A Guide to the Historical Literature 3309: "the most elaborate and complete history of any religious order in Brazil." Moraes & Berrien 1658: "Indispensável para conhecer a obra dos jesuitas do Brasil." Welsh 3756. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution

      New York: The Dial Press, [1938]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. xvi, 328pp. Illustrated with fold-out map at rear. Original green cloth with blind stamped front, gilt lettered spine. Very Good with slightly bowed boards, mottling to rear cover, a bit of foxing to front endpapers. Reattached frontispiece, which is lightly wrinkled; all plates show faint tidemarks. Afro-Trinidadian historian and activist C.L.R. James' people's history of the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804, a well-written Marxist reimagining of an often-ignored and denigrated revolt that inspired many later Black Power, Caribbean Studies, and anti-colonial thinkers and writers. Scarce.

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        Le masochisme (Etude historique, clinique, psychogénétique et thérapeutique)

      123, (3)pp. Paris, Ed. Denoël, 1938, in-8, 123, (3)pp, br, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de ce rapport présenté à la 10e Conférence des psychoanalystes de langue française à l'hôpital Sainte-Anne. Sacha Nacht (1901-1977) fut longtemps président de la Société psychanalytique de Paris. Farouche partisan de la formation médicale des psychanalystes, il fut au coeur de la rupture de 1953 qui amena Jacques Lacan à fonder la Société française de psychanalyse. Dans cet ouvrage, le masochiste dont parle Sacha Nacht à la suite de Freud n'est pas un pervers sexuel, mais un névrosé. Bel exemplaire.

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        Enemies of Promise

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Bottom corners of boards slightly discoloured, faint spotting to endpapers and endleaves. An excellent copy in a jacket with toned spine panel and tiny closed tear with tape repair to the verso. First edition, first impression, uncommon in the dust jacket. "Connolly made a surer reputation [than with his debut novel The Rock Pool (1936)] with Enemies of Promise (1938). This work is part literary criticism, part general observations on the life of the writer, part childhood autobiography, part astute assessment of the precocity forced on English children by public schools. It is given unity by its enquiry into how 'to write a book that will hold good for ten years afterwards'. It is almost universally recognized as having anatomized this complex subject brilliantly" (ODNB).

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        Mangeclous surnommé aussi longues dents et oeil de Satan et lord High Life et sultan des tousseurs...

      - Gallimard, Paris 1938, 15x21cm, broché. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. autografo Rare firmato da Albert Cohen Denise Mercier. Piccolo manca abilmente riempito nella parte superiore e inferiore della schiena. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Rare envoi autographe signé de Albert Cohen à Denise Mercier. Petits manques habilement comblés en tête et en pied du dos.

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        The Summing Up.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, device to the front board in gilt, buff endpapers. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket with short closed tears to spine ends and head of front panel. First edition, first impression.

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        Ni En El Silencio De La Paz. Mecanoscrito Original Inédito. Novela Sobre La Guerra Civil Española.

      Barcelona 1938 - 118 folios mecanografiados con pequeñas correcciones manuscritas. En la cubierta posterior, sello en tinta de Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya y en la parte trasera sello de la Biblioteca de Tarrasa. =Maria Verger Ventayol (Alcudia, 1892 - Madrid, 1983) fue una archivera, bibliotecaria y poeta española en catalán y español. Size: 28,5 x 23 Cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tekstboek van de Wajang-Wong-Voorstelling te geven ter eere van de geboorte van Prinses Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard op 12 en 13 Februari 1938 in den Kraton te Jogjakarta : I. Srikandi megoeroe manah / II. Soembadra laroeng (Srikandi wordt Onderricht in Het

      Djokjakarta: Kolff-Buning, 1938. Livre. Bon. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. In-8. Djokjakarta (Yogyakarta), drukkerij Kolff-Buning, (1938). 25 x 16 cm, in-8, 53 pp. - 5 plates of reproductions of b&w photographs of the play, softcover, illustrated wrappers. Scarce sinopsis of the wayang orang plays held in Yogyakarta to celebrate the birth of Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands. Some tape to front wrapper, corners bumped, a good copy..

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        OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918. 12 volumes

      Sydney: Angus & Robertson. various editions 1938 - 220x150: 12 volumes, Good to Very Good, except volume 12 lower fore-corner of pages stained, spines of volumes 4,8,9 and 11 faded. Weight: 16800g. This item is heavy and may require additional shipping .

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      DISNEY. (DISNEY,WALT)illus. FERDINAND THE BULL CUT-OUTS (based on Munro Leaf's book). Racine: Whitman / Walt Disney Enterprises 1938. Folio (10.5 x 16.5") cloth backed flexible card covers, FINE AND UNUSED. Consisting of 5 leaves including covers, 4 of which have cardboard die-cut color illustrated characters from the Disney production of Ferdinand based on Robert Lawson's originals. Due to its large size, very few of thes can have survived intact in such nice condition. Rare.

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        De West-Toradjas op Midden-Celebes.

      N.V. Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers-Maatschappij, Amsterdam, 1938. - EA. 5 Bände, davon 4 Textbände (I-IV) und 1 Tafelband (V). Mit 255 fotogr. Abb. auf Tafeln sowie 5 großen, mehrfach gefalteten Farb-Karten (diese in einer Tasche am Ende von Band I). OGLn.-Bände mit Rücken- und Deckel-Goldprägung. XII, 542 (1) S. / Viii, 630 S. / VIII, 562 S. / VIII, 493 S. / 24 S. plus unpag. Tafelteil. 4°. Alle 5 Bände in ausgezeichnetem Zustand, Einbände teils ganz gering bestoßen, im Schnitt teils minimal stockfleckig. Ansonsten wie neu, sauber, keine Stempel o.ä., fest in der Bindung, vollständig. In den Fussstapfen von und auf den umfassenden Forschungsergebnissen aufbauend von P. Und F. Sarasin, Kaudern und Grubauer hat der 'Missionar-Ethnologe' Kruyt hiermit das Standardwerk zu den vom ihm sog. West-Toradjas vorgelegt. Mit einer hervoragenden Zusammenstellung von Fotografien. Selten so wie hier komplett in der EA in fast perfektem Zustand.

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        KING KOJO

      - THOMPSON,RUTH PLUMLY. KING KOJO. Philadelphia: McKay (1938). 4to, red cloth, pictorial paste-on, 239p., near Fine. 1st book edition (previously serialized in King Comics). This is the tale of King Kojo who rules over the land of Oh-Go-Wan (near the Rolantic Ocean) and the adventures that happen there. Brightly illustrated by MARGE (of Little Lulu fame) with color plates, pictorial endpapers and black & whites in-text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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